HSE News from the Health and Safety Executive UK

  • HSE jobs – Senior Scientist – Control & Instrumentation, HSL

    26 Feb 2015, 4:05 pm
    To provide significant technical contribution to the areas of electrical/electronic/control and instrumentation systems, risk assessment and reliability engineering . Close date for applications 25 March 2015.
  • HSE jobs – Director, People and Capability

    26 Feb 2015, 3:00 pm
    Experienced HR professional to deliver the People Strategy for HSE, with a strong focus on engaging and developing a highly capable and flexible workforce that is able to respond positively to a rapidly changing external landscape. Close date for ...
  • Cornwall health trust fined for dermatitis failings

    26 Feb 2015, 2:00 pm
    The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined after failing to take measures to prevent or monitor at least 23 cases of dermatitis among staff between 2007 and 2012.
  • INDG477 – Storing and selling explosive shooting supplies

    26 Feb 2015, 1:30 pm
    This leaflet is aimed at anyone who sells explosive shooting supplies. It outlines the risks and the main legal requirements that apply. It also includes a helpful list of dos and don’ts for dutyholders.
  • INDG476 – Storing and selling pyrotechnic articles safely

    26 Feb 2015, 1:00 pm
    This leaflet is aimed at anyone who sells pyrotechnic articles. It outlines the risks and the main legal requirements that apply. It also includes a helpful list of dos and don’ts for dutyholders.
  • BHSEA: Construction Meeting ‘CDM – What’s the Latest?’ – Birmingham, 9 March 2015

    25 Feb 2015, 4:45 pm
    Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association afternoon meeting. Tony Mitchell HM Principal Inspector, HSE will provide an update on the changes to the CDM regulations and examining their impact on the business and domestic client.
  • Free Boat Building Safety and Health Awareness Day – Cornwall, 12 March 2015

    25 Feb 2015, 4:30 pm
    A Falmouth Marine School and HSE joint venture. This event will help you protect your workers using sensible health and safety measures and so assist you in complying with the law.
  • HSE jobs – IT Specialist, HSL

    25 Feb 2015, 4:00 pm
    To support and deputise for IT Security Officer, draft, review and audit policies, procedures and guidance to ensure HSL has the necessary accreditations to handle sensitive information and connect to the Public Service Network and HSE network. Close ...
  • Firm fined after worker seriously injured in scaffold fall

    25 Feb 2015, 3:30 pm
    An Aberdeen-based building and joinery firm has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell three metres from scaffolding that he was dismantling.
  • Engineering firm in court after worker crushed by two-tonne frame

    25 Feb 2015, 2:30 pm
    A Cumbrian engineering firm has been fined £12,000 after a worker suffered severe injuries when he was struck by a metal frame, weighing nearly two tonnes.
  • Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 10 March 2015

    24 Feb 2015, 5:00 pm
    This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.
  • Preventing Dermatitis and Dermal Exposure: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015

    24 Feb 2015, 4:30 pm
    This introduction to the problem and its solutions, will equip you with the skills to tackle dermal exposure even if you have no previous experience. It is also a useful addition to any COSHH training you may already have received.
  • Being MINDfully Safe – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015

    24 Feb 2015, 4:00 pm
    Human error is frequently identified as a cause of accidents. This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to take part in facilitated discussions and learn practical ways of improving mindful safety awareness in the workplace.
  • Case 348 – Children not allowed to have balloons

    24 Feb 2015, 11:30 am
    Balloons could not be given out to children following a library book event due to unspecified health and safety reasons. Instead the balloons were burst and thrown away.
  • Free Arboriculture Contractors SHAD – Warwickshire, 17 March 2015

    24 Feb 2015, 11:00 am
    Places still available on this free Safety and Health Awareness Day, covering legislation, training, safety guidance, risk assessment, PPE and equipment inspection. Plus a practical demonstration session spotlighting climbing, site management and tree ...